Halloween Special Issue 2016: Beware the Creatures from the Campus Pond
The Massachusetts Daily Collegian’s arts and living section unveiled its annual Halloween Issue Thursday. The issue provided readers tips and information on everything from candy-inspired cocktail and shot ideas to unconventional horror films. Here it is in its entirety.
Sustainable costume ideas to help you go green this Halloween— Jessica Chaiken
Save money and the environment by making your costume from scratch.
Students celebrate Halloween at UMass with costumes and lobster, a tradition with a disputed history.
Northampton Zombie Pubcrawl: an unofficial and undead review — Madeleine Jackman and Chad Stoughton
A walkthrough of four bars participating in the annual Northampton Zombie Pubcrawl.
How candy can become the scariest thing on Halloween — Tara Branch
Tips on how to have a safe Halloween with food allergies.
Candy cocktails and shots recipes for a sweet twist on trick-or-treating — Jessica Chaiken
These candy-inspired cocktail and shot recipes will bring you back to the days of trick-or-treating.
Jacob Kirkegaard’s ‘4 Rooms’ is a truly post-apocalyptic ambient album — Jackson Maxwell
If that ‘Soothing Sounds of Nature’ compilation you have is getting old, try this unsettling, but seasonally appropriate masterpiece.
Ten creepy and scary albums from 10 different genres — Alexander Beebe
Listing the most chilling records from across the music spectrum.
They may not be filled with the kind of scares you expect, yet these films should petrify you all the same.
‘Over the Garden Wall’ beautifully explores the unknown — Aakanksha Gupta and Owen McCarthy
Equal parts fantastic and existential, Patrick McHale’s Emmy Award-winning miniseries is well worth the watch.
Five of the best comic zombie movies — Lucy Matzilevich
This Halloween, update your movie night with one of the few survivors of an unsung genre.
A procrastinator’s guide to Halloween costumes — Samantha Gonda
Not ready for the Halloweekend? Here are 10 Halloween costumes you can make from what you already have.
Halloween hotspot: spending a day in Salem — Gina Lopez
There’s plenty to explore in one of Massachusetts’ most historical towns.